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North Riding

Afrikaans name: Northriding

North Riding street

North Riding

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North Riding is a residential area of Randburg which, in turn, is part of Johannesburg. The area used to be known for its stables and equestrian pursuits but it is now a busy residential area.

The area got its name from one of the subdivisions of Yorkshire, England, going back hundreds of years.

North Riding is serviced by two main roads; Witkoppen Road and Malibongwe Drive. The Dome concert venue is nearby.

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References

Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names - Author: Ann Gadd - Year Published: 2015 - Page: 154

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